Summer Nature Day Camps (ages 3 to 10)

Join TBGKids for an exciting summer of nature and garden exploration! Kids will unplug and reconnect with nature in the Teaching Garden and the Wilket Creek ravine. They will also play games and create art in TBG’s cozy classroom. Camp days start at 9 a.m. and end at 4 p.m. with the exception of Animal Camp which is from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Extended care is available, drop-off time for before-care is 8:30 a.m. and after-care is available until 5:30 p.m.

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Date/Time Event
Tuesday, July 3, 2018 - Friday, July 6, 2018
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Nature Art Camp

Nature Art Camp is such a hit every summer that we offer it twice. Campers will create sculptures with clay found in the ravine, paint with watercolours in the garden, and receive instruction on bug and animal sketching. Friends and family are invited to a gallery show at the end of the week.
Ages: 7 to 10 years
Public: $224; with before and after care: $272
Members: $179; with before and after care: $227
SOLD OUT

Monday, July 9, 2018 - Friday, July 13, 2018
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Animal Camp

Is your little animal fascinated by wildlife? Then this half-day camp is just the right size. Spend time outdoors with your child singing songs, exploring the garden and creating creature crafts.
Ages: 3 to 4 years, with parent/caregiver
Public: $120 Members: $100
SOLD OUT

Monday, July 9, 2018 - Friday, July 13, 2018
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Storybook Camp

Does your child love stories? At this camp, we will explore nature-based stories by popular children’s authors including Eric Carle, Dr. Seuss, Ronald Dahl, Robert Munsch and Arnold Lobel. Campers will explore the garden, make crafts, play games and create their own stories.
Ages: 5 to 6 years
Public: $280; with before and after care: $340
Members: $224, with before and after care: $284
SOLD OUT

Monday, July 16, 2018 - Friday, July 20, 2018
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wild in the City Camp

If your child is wild about animals, this is the camp for them. They will mimic wild animals in fun outdoor games, dip nets into the shallow Wilket Creek in search of minnows, and enjoy an up-close look at wild creatures from the Toronto Wildlife Centre.
Ages: 7 to 9 years
Public: $280; with before and after care: $340
Members: $224, with before and after care: $284
SOLD OUT

Monday, July 23, 2018 - Friday, July 27, 2018
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Bug-o-logy Camp

Bug-loving kids – Grab your nets and join the bug hunt! Campers will build a bug hotel, chase butterflies as they flutter by, and spend lots of time in the garden exploring the mysterious lives of our six-legged friends.
Ages: 5 to 6 years
Public: $280; with before and after care: $340
Members: $224, with before and after care: $284
SOLD OUT

Monday, July 30, 2018 - Friday, August 3, 2018
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Garden-to-Table Camp

How does a garden become a meal? Campers will spend their days in the Teaching Garden learning how to grow herbs and vegetables, harvesting fresh ingredients, making food art and creating delicious treats.
Ages: 7 to 10 years
Public: $280; with before and after care: $340
Members: $224; with before and after care: $284
SOLD OUT

Monday, August 13, 2018 - Friday, August 17, 2018
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Plant Superheroes Camp

Let your kids discover the incredible superpowers of plants through outdoor games, exploration and hands-on activities. Campers will also design and build models of plants that can survive the desert heat, the arctic cold or toxic swamps, and they will take home a plant with superpowers.
Ages: 5-6 years
Public: $280; with before and after care: $340
Members: $224, with before and after care: $284
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Monday, August 20, 2018 - Friday, August 24, 2018
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Nature Art Camp

The Nature Art Camp is such a hit every summer that we offer it twice. Campers will create sculptures with clay found in the ravine, paint with watercolours in the garden, and receive instruction on bug and animal sketching. Friends and family are invited to a gallery show at the end of the week.
20-Aug-18 24-Aug-18 9:00 4:00 20
Ages: 7 to 10 years
Public: $280; with before and after care: $340
Members: $224; with before and after care: $284
SOLD OUT

The Toronto Botanical Garden values accessibility and inclusion. Children with special needs are encouraged to participate, however TBG is not able to provide 1:1 support. Contact the Children’s Education Supervisor, Community Programs, for information on accessibility at the Toronto Botanical Garden. tbgkids@torontobotanicalgarden.ca

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